Asking people to eat crap [SLIDE]

Poking around my feed reader on Thursday, I found a great bit on Scott McLeod's blog spotlighting two interesting quotes about value-added measures…


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Teacher led=Student led

Jose- I went to Target yesterday and was reminded that a new school year is just around the corner. As I look forward to the coming school year I am…


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At last: NBPTS opens the vaults [updated]

Ron Thorpe, President of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) announced a long-awaited move by the organization to make…


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What DOES teacher leadership look like in an #atplc school?

My good friend Brett Gruetzmacher -- who is a fantastic middle school #atplc principal in Indiana --dropped me a question in Twitter the other day…


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Teacherpreneurs—make sure to know what we're selling

This is a follow up on my previous post, which takes Nancy Flanagan up on her question of whether compromise with ed reformers whose methods we…


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Still MORE on flipping the faculty meeting

Back in early July, I wrote two posts (see here and here) suggesting that if school principals REALLY wanted to see teachers flipping their…


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Response: When teachers become entrepreneurs, is their core mission altered?

I just read a provocative post from Nancy Flanagan at Teacher in a strange land called "Sleeping wth the enemy," which questions whether teachers…


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Connected Educator Month starts now!

Today begins an exciting month of events designed to highlight the importance of educators being connected and what that means for students learning…


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